Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1951 RJC

Jerry Dobbs JERRY E. DOBBS, 43, was born on Dec. 7, 1933 and died on Dec. 12, 1976, in Houston, TX. He was the son of Vinetta Dobbs of Ranger who later married Joe Filmore Young & Jerry always considered Joe Young as his father. He had two younger brothers, Johnny D. Young (RHS-1958) and Joe Morris Young (RHS-1955). He was married to Cecil Lynn Robinson (RHS-1954) and they had four children, Karla Dobbs (RHS-1975), Mark Dobbs (RHS-1976), Larry Dobbs, & Steve Dobbs (RHS-1981). Jerry attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1951 at Ranger, TX. He served in the U.S. Air Force & after his release became an Air Traffic Controller. MOTHER: VINETTA DOBBS YOUNG, 95, of Ranger, TX, passed away on Sept. 30, 2007, with burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX. Vinetta was born on May 25, 1912, in Post, TX, to Joel and Gertrude (Copeland) Young. She moved to Ranger when she was 7 years old and attended Ranger schools. Vinetta married Joe Young in August of 1936, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 29, 1988. She worked for Hollywood Vasserett Sewing Factory in Eastland as a seamstress until she retired in the 1970 and also worked for Bray's Department Store for a number of years. Vinetta was a member of the Eastside Baptist Church. She enjoyed going to church, reading her Bible, sewing and taking care of her flowers. Vinetta was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sons, Jerry Dobbs (RHS-1951) and Johnny Young (RHS- 1958), a grandson, Mickey Young, and three brothers, Paul, J.C. and Elmo Young. At the time of her death, Vinetta was survived by: her son, Joe Young (RHS-1955) and wife, Betty of Amarillo; a daughter- in-law, Linda Young (RHS-1963) of Eastland; a sister-in-law, Mattie Young of Denton; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grand- children; and two great great-grandchildren; and several nieces & nephews.